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Communications - Sports Journalism, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, FL, United States
To thrive in the ever-changing Journalism industry, you’ve got to know a little of everything, from print to television to radio to online journalism, and even in public relations. In the Springfield College Communications - Sports Journalism major, you’ll immerse yourself in each type of media.
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Overview

Journalism is interdisciplinary by design, allowing you to pursue individual interests and providing a broad cultural context for the specialized field, weaving together theory and practice.

From day one, you’re encouraged to dive into "real-world journalism" through field experiences, internships, and exposure to professional journalists. You’ll also be expected to contribute to our campus publications, such as our student newspaper, radio station, or television station.

As a Communications - Sports Journalism graduate, you’ll be ready to begin your career in print, television, radio, online communications, publication relations, or convergence journalism right away. In addition, you can also enter law school or attend graduate school.

Careers and Internships

Springfield College Communications - Sports Journalism students are constantly making their marks in the professional world, even while they’re still undergraduate students. Currently, we have communications/sports journalism students publishing in local and national media outlets from the Daily Hampshire Gazette to The Boston Globe to USA Today.

Our alums have won state and national awards in both broadcast and print journalism, too. They work as writers; reporters; marketing coordinators; sports information assistants; and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Springfield College accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis but international students should apply as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Introduction to Journalism Credits 
  • Introduction to Communication 
  • TV/Digital Journalism 
  • Internet Journalism 
  • Advanced Journalism 
  • Journalism Internship 
  • Seminar in Mass Communications 
  • Introduction to Literary Studies 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    523

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To apply to Springfield College, submit the following items.

  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Essay 
  • SAT/ACT Scores 
  • Official High School Transcript 
  • One Academic Reference

For international Students

  • Submit your application through the Common Application online or a paper application.
  • Complete the Springfield College member screen questions and pay the application fee.
  • Submit Official Transcript(s) in English.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency.
  • Submit completed Dean’s Report Form (for transfer students only).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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